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Monasticism: its ideals and its history.

A. lecture

by Adolf von Harnack

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Published by Christian literature co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monasticism and religious orders.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Adolf Harnack ... Translated by Rev. Charles R. Gillett ... With a preface by Rev. Arthur C. McGiffert.
    ContributionsGillett, Charles Ripley, 1855-1948, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2431 .H35 1895
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., iii, 87 p.
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6441709M
    LC Control Number42026341
    OCLC/WorldCa6934842

    A definition of monasticism that covers all its forms would be so broad that particulars would have to be relegated to the analysis of specific monastic systems. Such a definition might be: religiously mandated behaviour (orthopraxy), together with its institutions, ritual, and belief systems, whose agents, members, or participants undertake voluntarily (often through a vow) religious works. Monasticism in the Eastern Church Christian monasticism had its origin in the Egyptian deserts in the 3d–4th cent. with the anchorites, who sought perfection in the most extreme asceticism. Most famous of these hermits was St. Anthony, who is called the father of monasticism. From among loose associations of these hermits, the monk St.

    The ideal of the saint alone in the wilderness retained its appeal, but Pachomius (died /13) and others living along the Nile River pioneered an irresistible alternative in cenobitic monasticism, that is, retreat into a community of like-minded ascetics committed to daily regimens of work and prayer. Monasticism (from Ancient Greek μοναχός, monakhos, from μόνος, monos, 'alone') or monkhood, is a religious way of life in which one renounces worldly pursuits to devote oneself fully to spiritual work. Monastic life plays an important role in many Christian churches, especially in the Catholic and Orthodox traditions as well as in other faiths such as Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.

    Gert Melville’s The World of Medieval Monasticism: Its History and Forms of Life (Liturgical Press, ) embarks on a propitious journey to introduce English-speakers to his scholarship on present work was translated by James D. Mixson for the prolific Cistercian Studies Series (No. ) with special permission from the author. The earliest home of Christian monasticism was almost certainly Egypt, which by the very forbidding nature of its scenery appears at all times to have turned the minds of its .


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[Adolf von Harnack]. The origins of and inspiration for monasticism, an institution based on the Christian ideal of perfection, have traditionally been traced to the first apostolic community in Jerusalem—which is described in the Acts of the Apostles—and to Jesus’ sojourn in the wilderness.

In the early church, monasticism was based on the identification of perfection with world-denying asceticism and on the view that the perfect. Monasticism.

The Christian creeds, different as they may be from one another, unite in demanding that faith must exhibit itself in a Christ-like life: that, in fact, Christianity only comes by its own where it issues in a characteristic life.

A genuinely Christian life is the common ideal of Christendom. The motto of the book—“Thou, Lord, hast made us after Thine own image, and our heart cannot be at rest till it finds rest in Thee”—is at the same time the seal of the book and the keynote of its language.

No fear, no bitterness thenceforward troubles the reader; and that though the book is a sketch of the history of distress and.The ideals-and habits of the monks influenced the values and organisation of the society in different ways. Impact of Monasticism on Education: Though primarily monasticism was not a scheme of education it influenced education in numerous ways.

Moral development of people was its .The Egyptian people had the longest and richest history of all known nations; and even under the dominion of 38 foreigners, under the sword of the Roman conqueror, Egypt was the land of toil, and its capital had remained the school of culture.

But now the hour of the nation had come.